Menstrual cycle-associated changes in blood levels of interleukin-6, alpha1 acid glycoprotein, and C-reactive protein.

@article{Jilma1997MenstrualCC,
  title={Menstrual cycle-associated changes in blood levels of interleukin-6, alpha1 acid glycoprotein, and C-reactive protein.},
  author={Bernd Jilma and Elisabeth Dirnberger and I L{\"o}scher and A Rumplmayr and Judith Hildebrandt and Hans Georg Eichler and Stylianos Kapiotis and Oswald F. Wagner},
  journal={The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={69-75}
}
Based on previous studies we hypothesized that interleukin-6 (IL-6) plasma levels would increase during the menstrual cycle, in analogy to the increase in IL-1 levels seen during the luteal phase. Thus we have investigated menstrual cycle-associated changes in IL-6, alpha1 acid glycoprotein (AGP), and C-reactive protein (CRP). The study design was cross-sectional and was conducted in 18 healthy premenopausal women with regular menstrual cycles and in 15 age-matched men. The women had blood… CONTINUE READING
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